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Dec 9, 2013 12:35am EST
gtsq and nsa. if the amount of oversight, the budget for oversight is even now is 1.3 million pounds, supposedly a secret, incidentally, which is, i think, about a third of the amount that he spends on car parts. >> the prime minister in the chamber said that he wants to reach agreement or words to that effect with the guard -- guardian. if the guardian is not willing to see the point of view from the authorities, then actions may be taken. can i ask you this question, how far do you feel -- sorry? >> final question. >> yes. how far do you feel that there is a threat to the newspaper if you continue to publish revelations from snowden? is he under pressure? >> things have happened in this country that would be inconceivable in europe and parts of europe and in america. they include piracy. they include a senior official going to see an editor to say there's been enough debate now. they include asking for the destruction of our disks. they include and he's calling for the police to prosecute. so there are things that are inconceivable in america with -- under the first -- >> ar
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
some resonance. obama had problems with the nsa, spying, leaks, the problem of the health-care website that does not work, he looks like the government is having difficulty operating. in -- and now he says the democratic senators are wrong on governing. that is intriguing to me. i'm a government junkie, so maybe it is less intriguing to other people. host: let me share this. president obama is making a big comeback if only he could get the news out to millions of homeless. guest: every time we have a conversation about on employment numbers, it is the same. it is a question of whether you are in power or out of power. out of power, unemployment goes up, proving america is in trouble. if you're out of power, unemployment going down also proves there is trouble because people have gotten frustrated. both of those facts are true. it is also true, if the economy continues to improve, particularly if the improvement picks up over time, the democrats will have a much more comfortable ground to run on because you begin to have a situation where we are no longer at war, a major issue in the pr
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
figure out what was. he said he was going to be imposing some self-restraint on the nsa. what does that process and tell -- entail? >> the president is continuing to review ideas. i think it is important that you pointan important yesterday. he made important point yesterday that i know he believes deeply. the work done by the nsa, and others in our intelligence agencies, is vital to keeping america and americans safe, as was keeping our ally safe. we cannot lose sight of that. the president said in his comment yesterday, things that reflected and echoed what he said in the past about things and reforms that we can make a better wise without forgetting that the fundamental mission that is undertaken by our intelligence community is designed to make americans and america safer. >> we understand that he is getting a report yesterday -- nsa -- >> iout the schedulinghave any announcements today. >> the president said he wanted to see immigration reform, health care reform, and a budget. is there a timetable on those? is there a way to get those or is this an ongoing process? >> we talk
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am EST
headlines. the washington post reports that the nsa is gathering nearly 5 billion records per day on the whereabouts of cell phones around the world. the documents given to the post by edward snowden. u.s. officials say the collection is lawful. around the country today, fast food rest word -- workers will walk off the job as part of the continued push to raise minimum wage and secure the rights to unionize. yesterdaysent letters in support of higher wages to the fast food companies. president obama pushed for increase in the minimum wage yesterday. want to hear from all of you this morning. are you able to move up the economic ladder? dial (202)under 30, 585-3880. 50, (202) between 31- 585-3881 (202) 585-388. 50, (202) 585- 3882. you can also post your comments on twitter or facebook. let me show you a little bit of president obama's speech. it was from the center for american progress. [video clip] >> for one thing, these trends are bad for our economy. one study finds that growth is more fragile and recession is more frequent in countries with greater inequality. .hat makes sense
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am EST
what we can do with it, it is great. is seeing how technological companies and the nsa are doing their own thing outside of what our privacy rights are, he gets really scary when those drones are going to be equipped with cameras and the nsa can tap into those cameras. i would be my concern. it is purely on the privacy front you have concerns about this? caller: not exactly. looking at this logistically, a livery by drones is not much better than leaving a package on the doorstep, which is not there he secure. -- not veryatch secure. i can just watch for the drones are going. who controls the airspace over my house? maybe i don't want a drone flying over my house. the technology is awesome, i think it's great. my one concern is what is the nsa getting into with these companies? are we on the road to fascism? somebody pointed out on twitter -- what do i do with the yellow container? logistically, there are a lot of kinks to work out. i see it is a very steep road. it as a very steep road. it is the undetectable firearms act -- here is dan from wilbert in oklahoma on the support line. --
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
reports that the nsa is gathering nearly 5 billion records per day on the whereabouts of cell phones around the world. the documents given to the post by edward snowden. u.s. officials say the collection is lawful. around the country today, fast food rest word -- workers will walk off the job as part of the continued push to raise minimum wage and secure the rights to unionize. lawmakers
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 4:55am EST
they are not all called nsa. [laughter] but at any rate, i was accepted, to my surprise. and i went to cambridge, and i remember that there were a lot of people in the law school, and it was very confusing. i escaped from that madness. it was sort of like the scene that you see in "the stranger" in camus. having this weird experience out there. that is what happened to me at harvard. i became like breathless, oh, my goodness, a panic attack. i got back to holy cross and said, there is no way i can go there. it is big and all these people are walking around dressed up like they were going into the corporate world. back then, we were anti- corporations. i decided to go to penn, actually. i had not been accepted at yale. i was going to go to penn law school. yale had sent me, you knew you were accepted if they sent a big packet of materials. yale sent me the thinnest of letters. we are not into the catalog thing. we are yale. [laughter] not only that, they sent it to my grandparents in savannah, georgia, who never opened my mail because they could not read what was in it. so they never
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 1:50am EST
here because the relationship between nsa and gchq. so i think the question for the head of mi-5 is the one that mr. halpert raised which is what is the forum in which this can be meaningfully overseen with people who have understanding of technology, adequately resourced, and understand the broader questions and broader public interests of civil society which are engaged by these questions. >> you're quite satisfied those who protect your country by gathering information and dealing with terrorist organizations like al qaeda, al shebab and other organizations have not been undermined by what you have done and those who sleep safely in our beds tonight could not be undermined at all by the guardian. >> the biggest threat is when you work a situation where there are people inside the organizations who are so troubled by what they see and are troubled by the relationship between the legality of what's going on and what engineers can now do. what president obama now said what they can do as opposed to what they should do. as long as they have people amongst these hundreds of thousands
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00am EST
dialogues. host: thank you for the call. you mentioned the nsa. there was a story this morning -- the piece begins with these words -- next is gilbert from tulsa oklahoma. on the question of u.s. global power, is it the climbing or on the rise he echo caller: -- on the rise? caller: to me it is declining. there is a difference between being that between being the strongest and the most powerful. i think we are the strongest but not the most powerful. the nations we have gone to war with are more powerful than we are financially. look at japan. look at south korea, look at germany. we areere at home, losing all kinds of respect at home. we are all over the world shooting and killing people. barack obama was not savvy enough to understand what was going on in washington dc. we will go to texas, ronnie, what is your take on -- on this? on this is in: as long as obama there -- [indiscernible] normal from west palm beach florida on the democrats line. caller: people voted for change. now that we have so much chagnnge they don't like it. host: al from castle tin new york, good morning. to answer
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
major policy issues. whether it's national security and the nsa. or his health care law. it asit inattention or is some people have suggested people not wanting to tell the president bad news? himself with nd people who are willing to tell wrong?en things are going >> that's a good distinction to make. the ng to people inside white house is the fastest way to get on the president's side is not telling him what he want to hear. but that said, there was a lot shared with the president. and this goes back to this year irs turned inspector auditors report about paying attention to conservative groups. he wasn't aware of that, wasn't told that at the time even staff knew that. he increasingly surrounds himself with people he knows well. he does not have a lot of contacts in washington. time not spend a lot of here before becoming president. his small circle of close advisors are getting smaller and his time in office wears on. >> the first 45 minutes of the ashington journal this morning talking about congress. scott wilson, "the washington ost" white house bureau chief focusing on th
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
on the fringes. it allows transaction to happen invisible to authorities. in a an era when the nsa is listening to everything that we say, you can use bitcoin to avoid all of that. it is a bit of a phenomenon of the state of the world, about your ability to be anonymous online. that is what bitcoin provides. it gives you anonymity. no one can trace that dollar back to me. this is anonymous. so, money is this mirror of exchange. -- medium of exchange. how do we get money? we get money by creating stuff. we get money by building. we get money by being productive. by being innovative. by going to work and working hard. the more productive we are -- in an economy that works right, the more productive you are, the more money you get. money is a reflection of our own productivity. it is a reflection of the work that we do. it is a reflection of our success. money is never -- it shouldn't be -- money is not an end in itself. why do these wealthy guys still work? they could three generations or four generations could try to spend this money. why do they keep working? why do they keep makin
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm EST
to our friends at the nsa, we say hello, we think you're doing a great job. in any event, the senators are famous for speaking at great lengths. i won't do that to you today. but let me just say that i have a great deal of admiration for state legislators. i developed that in my own right when i became governor. is senator long still here? senator -- i see pat. pat, raise your hand. senator miller and senator wong was here. i guess he had to step out. but in any event, i was elected governor at the ripe old age of 32. my birthday was in september i matured. i took office when i was 33. i did not serve in the state legislature. i had served as secretary of state. i'd been involved politically. but i had a chance to get to know the members of the senate and the house the way i would like to and i did over the next eight years. and i realized pretty quickly, john, probably the same way in utah, we have a saying in indiana that governor proposes, state legislature, disposes. so i realized we needed to try to find common ground. and i had to challenge right away in my eight years,
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 9:35pm EST
week. he defended his newspaper's decision to publish surveillance piles clicked by former nsa contractor edward snowden. this is an hour and 20 minutes. >> can i call the committee to order? i welcome our witness to today's session, alan rusbridger, the editor of "the guardian." mr. rusbridger, you are giving evidence as part of the committee's inquiry into counterterrorism. thank you very much for coming here this afternoon. can i refer all those present to the register of members? can i ask other members to declare any special interests? >> thank you, chair. i have written to the guardian on this issue. >> thank you. i should say that we are all "guardian" readers, some more avidly than others. we will declare our interests. i did read it this morning. facts,bridger, just some and members of the committee will come and question you on a number of issues. a reference was made to some newspapers you have been to come year against her wishes. you are here as part of an inquiry. you don't feral -- feel under any compulsion, were you? >> i wasn't aware it was optional, but i'm gl
CSPAN
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am EST
, who is classed with president obama over nsa spying. with mr.ial service mandell is about to wrap up. -- mr. mandela is about to wrap up. afterwards, addresses by several world leaders and you will be able to hear this on our website. president obama is in south africa. joe biden is hosting an event at the white house today. expectedpresident is to announce more funding for mental health services. is the first anniversary of the newtown connecticut -- newtown, connecticut school shooting. allow moneyuse will to become available. those are some of the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> c-span. we bring public affairs event from washington and directly to you. would put you in the room at congressional hearings and white house events. c-span, created by the cable tv industry 34 years ago and funded by your local cattle -- cable satellite provider. you can now watch us in hd. >> washington journal continues. host: for a look at how the business community is reacting to the ongoing budget negotiations, we turn to john engler. let's start with the budget conference unexpected to release
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 1:35am EST
all called nsa. [laughter] but at any rate, i was accepted, to my surprise. and i went to cambridge and i remember that there were a lot of people in the law school and it was very confusing. i escaped from that madness. it was sort of like the scene that you see in "the stranger." having this weird experience out there. that is what happened to me at harvard. i became like breathless, a panic attack. i got back to holy cross and said, there is no way i can go there. it is big and all these people are walking around dressed up like they were going into the corporate world. back then, we were anti-corporations. i decided to go to penn. i had not been accepted at yale. i was going to go to penn law chool. yale sent me, you knew you were accepted if they sent you a big packet of materials. yale sent me the thinnest of letters. we are not into the catalog thing. we are yale. [laughter] not only that, but they sent it to my grandparents in georgia, who never open my mail because they could not read what was in it. so they never looked at it. they essentially sent it to me, so i get this
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
nsa, or whether it is his health care law, which is legacy. is it people not wanting to tell the president bad news? is he not willing to surround tell himith people who that things are wrong? there was a lot of bad news not shared with the president. this goes back to this year, the irs inspector general's report about paying particular attention to conservative groups. that, not aware of told of that, even though senior staff knew. surroundedy, he himself by people that he knew. he did not have many contacts in washington, did not spend much time here before becoming president. circle ofady close advisers became smaller and smaller as his time or on. we are talking about congress with scott wilson, the white house chief euro spokesperson for "the washington post." we are talking about the recent rollout of healthcare.gov, saidcism that has been about that. woodbridge, virginia. good morning, you are on with scott wilson. i want to address the issue that if you want to keep your insurance company, you can keep it. the president was speaking for the american people, not insurance
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
of the u.k. guardian newspaper talking about british security and nsa surveillance. bulletsweek on "q&a," are prize-winning journalist david finkel discusses his latest book, titled, "thank you for your service." >> david finkel, at what point did you decide to call this book "thank you for your service"? the gamepened late in after i turned in the manuscript and we were searching for a title. i had another one in mind, which was "the suicide room." when i mention that to the publisher, she said, that is just a traffic title. are you trying to put us out of business? i said, i would read that book. she said, that is really not the right title for this book. we sat and batted it around. there is something about this phrase. i was worried it would come across as judgmental in some way or people would see it as almost bitterly ironic and that was not the intention. it is a much simpler meaning, which comes down to, this is what i got comfortable with finally, if you read the book and get to know the people inside the book, you will have a better sense. if you say this ubiquitous you w
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
documents through a data sharing scheme through gtsq and nsa. the amount of oversight, the nowet for oversight is even is 1.3 million pounds, supposedly a secret, think,tally, which is, i that a third of the amount he spends on car parts. the e prime minister in chamber said that he wants to to thatreement or words ffect with the guard -- guardian. if the guardian is not willing to see the point of view from authorities, then actions may be taken. can i ask you this question, how you feel -- sorry? >> final question. >> yes. how far do you feel that there to the newspaper if ou continue to publish revelations from snowden? is he under pressure? things have happened in this country that would be inconceivable in europe and america.europe and in they include piracy. they include a senior official editor to say there's been enough debate now. hey include asking for the destruction of our disks. they include and he's calling prosecute.ice to so there are things that are with --vable in america under the first -- >> are you under pressure yourself. do you feel this pressure from governmen
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:30am EST
to explain to people, the nsa is not listening to french phone calls, not listening to spanish phone calls. i just met with a group from the european union yesterday and there is a bipartisan group going to brussels in two weeks. i am leading the delegation. we will have these discussions, because what we do not want to happen is for them to use this as an excuse for excluding american companies from operating. there would be no reason to do that. candidly, and these are not companies run, owned, operated, or we do not plug into them as you might see in the press for our american i.t. companies. it's not happened. we have laws and protections and oversight. i told my allies, do you realize that we send our services to a court? before they can go and listen to a foreign. name another service and the world that sends their intelligence services to a third-party court to see if they can listen to the united states. do you think they are having this conversation in china or france or germany or italy? as a matter of fact, the europeans who are screaming the loudest do not even have acces
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 7:45am EST
government shutdown. , a debt ceiling negotiation to worry about. the nsa disclosures were a big distraction. and whether or not there would be an intervention in syria to consider. any negotiations with iran taking place. he had a lot going on. presidents do and that is not necessarily an excuse but it is a matter of priority and message the president sends inside his administration, how much he wants to know about a certain issue. hes one, it does not seem wanted to know as much as he now would have liked to have known. >> in the last minute here, i want to ask you about recent reports the president is considering sticking around washington dc after the end of his term. what do you think that will do to his legacy? interesting ifbe they decide to do that. he suggested this last week they would stay to allow sasha to finish high school here, about 2.5 years after he leaves the white house area -- house. it is something many working parents think about, what is best for their kids. it is difficult for presidents to stick around washington. only one has done it, and that was woodrow wilson. h
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am EST
nsa, as much as we hate it and it leaves a to taste, they have a job do. when you take a look at multimedia, like facebook, twitter, so on and so forth, you have people constantly pushing one side or the other and if they are following these little groups online and nobody knows who these groups are. now that facebook is a public , who is spending the money to antagonize people to take extreme size of -- extreme --es of republican, democrat if you take a look at what is out there, it is extremely hateful, extremely pointed, and a violent tone. why are people having such a the time understanding that government has a job to protect its people? if you are going to put something stupid out there you are responsible for your actions. host: will any of these surveillance disclosures changed the way you use social media like facebook? caller: no. the bottom line is if i am going to say something stupid -- i am a teacher, if a child says something stupid in the classroom i have to address the issue. if i have done something that , i watch whatline i say, what i post, how i posted. and i
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
shows. >> i don't know what that show was. nsa, where does that process stand on the restraint? >> it's under way. president is continuing to review ideas and i think it's --ortant that he noted other an important point yesterday. not well said. he made an important point that deeply that the work done by the nsa. the others in the intelligence keeping vital to america and americans safe as well as keeping our allies safe. and we can't lose sight of that. said in his dent comments things reflected what past things we an do and the reforms we can make that are wise without forgetting that the fundamental by our is undertaken intelligence community is make ed to and does americans and americans safer. >> we understand you're going next week about the advisory group he named in the nsa. is that the pivot point on -- >> i don't have any scheduling nnouncements on that issue to provide today. he's actively engaged in the agenda. >> three things the president wanted to see, immigration reform, a farm bill, and a budget. about to leave. any sort of timetable on those. is there any way
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
interested in what you're doing. and they are not all called nsa. [laughter] but at any rate, i was accepted, to my surprise. and i went to cambridge, and i remember that there were a lot of people in the law school, and it was very confusing. i escaped from that madness. it was sort of like the scene that you see in "the stranger" in camus. having this weird experience out there. that is what happened to me at harvard. i became like breathless, oh, my goodness, a panic attack. i got back to holy cross and said, there is no way i can go there. it is big and all these people are walking around dressed up like they were going into the corporate world. back then, we were anti- corporations. i decided to go to penn, actually. i had not been accepted at yale. i was going to go to penn law school. yale had sent me, you knew you were accepted if they sent a big packet of materials. yale sent me the thinnest of letters. we are not into the catalog thing. we are yale. [laughter] not only that, they sent it to my grandparents in savannah, georgia, who never open my mail because they could not
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
there were dangers areas for soldiers. we spent three weeks trying to explain to people, the nsa is not listening to french phone calls, not listening to spanish phone calls. i just met with a group from the european union yesterday and there is a bipartisan group in two weeks.els i am leading the delegation. we will have these discussions, because what we do not want to happen is for them to use this -- asx use for excluding an excuse for excluding american companies operating. there would be no reason to do that. candidly, and these are not companies run him a owned, operated we do not plug into them, as you might see in the press, for our american i.t. companies. it just does not happen. we have laws and protection and oversight. i told my allies, we send our intelligence services to the foreign intelligence surveillance court before they a foreign.listen to name another intelligence service in the world that sends them to a third-party court to see if they can listen to the united states. do you think they are having this conversation in china or france or germany or italy? as a
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